By Tony Curtis
He used to be the Golden Boy of the Golden Age. A prince of the silver reveal. rushing and debonair, Tony Curtis arrived at the scene in a blaze of vivid lighting fixtures and celluloid. His beauty, soft appeal, and average expertise earned him popularity, ladies, and adulation—Elvis copied his glance and the Beatles placed him on their Sgt. Pepper album disguise. however the Hollywood lifetime of his goals introduced either invincible highs and debilitating lows. Now, in his eye-catching, no-holds-barred autobiography, Tony Curtis stocks the pain and ecstasy of a personal lifestyles within the public eye.
No uncomplicated tell-all, American Prince chronicles Hollywood in the course of its heyday. Curtis revisits his colossal physique of work—including the unforgettable classics Houdini, Spartacus, and Some love it Hot—and regales readers with tales of his institutions with Frank Sinatra, Laurence Olivier, director Billy Wilder, and picture heavyweight Lew Wasserman, in addition to paramours Natalie wooden and Marilyn Monroe, between others.
As forthright as he's mesmerizing, Tony Curtis deals intimate glimpses into his succession of failed marriages (and the person who has endured), his damaging drug dependancy, and his ardour as a painter. Written with humor and style, American Prince is a testomony to the facility of dwelling the lifetime of one’s dreams.
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